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16 celebs who are working toward Hurricane Florence relief

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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When Hurricane Florence first made landfall in North Carolina, it brought with it destructive winds and devastating floods. The storm has inflicted record damage, causing nearly 36 inches of rain to fall over Elizabethtown, North Carolina , and leaving 343,000 people without power. The death toll associated with the storm has also continued to rise - as of Tuesday, 35 deaths had been attributed to the storm : 25 in North Carolina, six in South Carolina, and one in Virginia.
In addition to the relief agencies that have come to lend a helping hand, a few...
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How one North Carolina town stayed dry during Florence

How one North Carolina town stayed dry during Florence

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Swan Quarter, North Carolina, stayed relatively dry in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
While many parts of the state suffered immensely, Swan Quarter, which used to flood regularly and was fully drenched by 2003's hurricane Isabel, remained relatively unscathed.
This was possible because of the community's ability to aside its differences over politics and global warming and build a dike to protect from flooding.
Neighbors J.W. Raburn and Henry Williams are political polar opposites. Mr. Raburn says he may have been the only one in this sound-side hamlet to have...
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